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  • Tajikistan - The Rich Historical City

    Located between Afghanistan and China is the amazing country of Tajikistan. A former Persian settlement, Tajikistan is made of a mixture of various clans. Tajikistan is the land where Alexander the Great combated the Scythians and the country also had importance as a trade route as the Silk Road also…
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Tajikistan Info

ADMINISTRATIVE / COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Dushanbe

GEOGRAPHY

Tajikistan is a landlocked country nestled between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan to the north and west, China to the east and Afghanistan to the south. Most of the country is overed by Mountains.

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 7.9 Million. Muslims account for about 95% of the population.

CLIMATE

Continental and subtropical. The average temperature range between 23 °C and 30 °C in the lower elevations. In the eastern Pamirs, the temperature could go low as -15 °C in January.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Tajik is the official language. Russian is widely used as well.

LOCAL TIME

GMT+5 hrs throughout the year

BUSINESS HOURS

General: 8 AM to 5 PM

HOLIDAYS

Independence Day: September 9th
National Unity Day: June 27th
May Day: May 1st
Victory Day: May 9th
Christmas: December 25th

Muslim Festivals (Based on the lunar calandar):
Id-ul-Fitr
Id-ul-Adha

CURRENCY

Tajikistani Somoni

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police/ Emergencies: 102
Medical: 103
Fire: 101

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